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Oct 2, 2012 4:00pm PDT
after a young woman retracted her allegations against the 63-year- old. pope benedict's former butler claims that he was mistreated after his arrest for allegedly stealing confidential documents. he said his cell was so small he could not extend his arms. he denies that charges but confessed to photocopying documents. when you look up into the sky, you might be dazzled by the stars. what you cannot see with the naked eye is -- see withcan secannot the naked eye is tens of thousands of satellites. they could crash into each other bringing down mobile phone networks. >> one of the strangest experiments is about to begin. a harpoon will be fired at part of a satellite. the aim is to find a way of cleaning up all of the junk in space. this is the swarm of junk that the harpoon is meant to tackle. the red dots represent old rockets and satellites. they are in the same area of space as the working satellites that we depend on. collisions have already happened. the idea is to fire the harpoon to capture the satellite. this way, the junk can be steered down into the atmosphere to be burned up
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